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CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00pm EDT
is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, $12. in nigeria, $12 is the cost of bride slave. recently around 200 girls went to school and never came home. they were kidnapped and for $12 apiece sold to islamic militant terrorist group. they were forced into marriage and they were raped. modern sex slavery. this inhue -- inhuman human trafficking crime needs action. today the united states took a huge step forward in the battle against this scourge. the judiciary committee passed three bills fighting this growing problem here in america. the justice for victims of trafficking act that i sponsor aid long with carolyn maloney of new york was passed and supports and protects victims of the horrible crime. it pun ush -- punishes the sex trafficker and punishes the buyer, the child rapist. it helps rescue child victims and treats them as victims rather than child prostitutes. no life deserves to be stolen and served for $12. children should not be for sell anywhere, at any time, for any reason. that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm EDT
come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> more than two dozen syrian children have allegedly been killed in an airstrike on a school in aleppo. syria's largest city in a flash point of violence in the war of control. james bays has the story. >> every day for three years there have been bombs and bloodshed across the area. ththe rescuers are still searchg the debris, but the majority of those who died here are school children. they were drawing images of the violence they themselves experienced, brutality no youngster should ever have to endure. they've drawn images of the future they want for their nation. a future that they will now not live to see. in the u.n. and new york, expressions of shock but deadlock around the security council table will again mean no action. >> it's absolutely horrific what is happening day by day. men, women, and children are targeted and it's a flagrant violation of the tenants of war. the security council in similar situations we have come together around humanitarian issues, and have passed robust security council resolutions. the political differences am
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 4:00pm EDT
two weeks since 234 girls have been kidnapped in nigeria, many angry over what they say is inaction to bring back the girls. >> reporter: yes, bring back our girls is the hashtag people are using to bring back the girls. look at what russell simmons tweeted out earlier today. 234 nigerian girls have gone missing and no one is talking about it. now some people have been posting imagines of themselves with signs like this one saying any of the 234 could have been your daughter. bring back our girls. and also, don't play politics with the lives of innocent girls. and take a look at what was written. abduction of our girls is a great worry. the post abduction effect is the greater worry, and she writes rape, violence against girls, h.i.v. a.i.d.s. these are the outcomes of any delay to bring back our girls. you also have this group of students. my students decided to show solidarity for the mission. and they write bring back our girls. we are the future. save our friends. our girls have a right to life. these are just some of the images that are coming out on social media about this, an
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 2:00pm EDT
of this polio -- nigeria, afghanistan and pakistan. the success of the polio vaccine showed the public what medical research could explish encourage -- accomplish and encourage. yesterday, chairman mikulski of the senate appropriations committee, had a hearing on research and we had some great witnesses. among them, dr. francis collins, who is the head of the national institutenationalinstitutes of . they came to talk about america's investment in research and innovation. you would think that with the success of the salk polio vaccine and all the other things that have followed, that america would have learned a valuable lesson about this investment. but, sadly, today, some 60 years after the discovery of the salk polio vaccine, we are not making progress as we should. in fact, in some respects, we are falling behind. because of our failure to adequately fund the national institutes of health over the last 10 or 12 years, we've seen a 20% decline in the awards for medical research. 20% of worthy research projects have not been funded because we have not put the money down to make it happen.
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 10:00am PDT
rapidly. >> indeed, on the scene for us as she always is. in northeast nigeria, people are understandably outrage. people are demanding that the government do something and bring home 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. we have a live report from nigeria next. of quicken loans.ident and we're here in detroit michigan helping folks refinance their homes and save money. does it make sense to refinance right now? a lot of times we can lower the monthly payment, we can consolidate debt. we just want to make sure that you know your options, and we're here for you. we're not just number crunchers. i specialize in what i do and i care about my clients. from beginning, the middle and to the end, you're gonna talk to someone. not a machine. call us today for a mortgage experience that's engineered to amaze. those little cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment is right. cialis is also the only daily ed tablet approved to treat symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medicines, and ask if your heart is healthy enough
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 9:00am PDT
. >>> and rescue our daughters. fury. demanding action. women across nigeria are marching today for more than 200 girls still missing. teenagers abducted from their school two weeks ago. what we are now learning about the terrorists behind the attack and the young girls being held hostage. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the l.a. clippers' fans today are celebrating victories on and off the court. the team took the lead in their playoff series against the warriors last night, just hours after the nba took its toughest stance yet, banning owner donald sterling for life. using his silver hammer, nba commissioner adam silver imposed a $2.5 million penalty. that was the most he could. and he urged owners to force sterling to sell the team. >> i will urge the board of governors to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team, and will do everything in my power to ensure that that happens. >> sterling hasn't responded yet officially. but before yesterday's press conference, sports reporter jim gray says that sterling told him the team wasn't for sale. it would take a vote of thre
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 8:00am PDT
in nigeria where the people are demanding that the government do much more to rescue nearly 180 girls kidnapped from a school two weeks ago, because they were being educated. we will get an update on the disturbing story that has moved so many of you. and plus this. >> it was clear that we weren't going to be able to come out of the cathedral by conventional route. >> right now, the officials are investigating how a woman fell 20 feet, and became trapped inside of a bell tower for hours. that is one of the stories that we are following on the "newsnation." >> and controversy for the unemployed. britain is forcing the jobless to volunteer for half a year, and show up to volunteer or get training. this policy a lot of people has people talking, and thinking that, perhaps lawmakers here might try it. is it going too far? it is the "newsnation" gut check. zero heartburn. woo hoo! [ male announcer ] prilosec otc is the number one doctor recommended frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight years. one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight y
BBCAMERICA
Apr 30, 2014 7:00am EDT
ago. >>> nigeria's women provoke a rally in abuja. >>> it's all about me. bjp leader narendra modi takes a selfie after casting his vote in the seventh phase of india's marathon election. >>> also in the program, aaron is here. it's all about battling for the top spot. >> absolutely, tim. for 144 years the united states has been the world's biggest km economy. china is catching up fast. now a new way of measuring growth backed by the world bank suggests china could overtake the u.s. by the end of this year. we asked is this a real threat or simply some very clever number crunching? >>> hello. it is midday here in london. 7:00 a.m. in washington. 2:00 p.m. in baghdad where the first parliamentary elections are taking place since the u.s. pulled their troops out of the country three years ago. amid a backdrop of the worst violence since 2008, iraqis are going to the polls to decide whether to give prime minister nuri al maliki a third term in office. more than 150 people have been killed in the past week alone. there will be no voting in two cities in the sunni dominated anbar provin
BBCAMERICA
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
the senate president said everything had to be done to get the girls back. he said nigeria was in a state of war. he said they have to be -- insuinsu insurgents have to be defeated as soon as possible and with minimal loss of life. he himself is a military man. >> there's been some speculation, i gather, though, you know, about infiltration even into the military from some of the militants. this is obviously a very, very emotive case. people must be fearful if nothing is done to stop this there could be other cases like this in the future. >> reporter: that's exactly why the mothers are here to protest. not just mothers of the girls who've been kidnapped, but mothers from across the country. they're saying this could have been our daughters. it could have been our sisters. with regard to whether they infiltrated the military, jonathan goodluck even said boko haram was even in his government. people are frustrated and angry. that's the reason they're going to be out on the streets of abuja. other nigerian cities today and tomorrow. tomorrow is may day holiday in niger nigeria. >> we spoke
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
to protest in nigeria tomorrow in the capital. they want to put pressure on the government to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted earlier this month. the family members of the missing girls will hold a rally. >>> secretary of state, john kerry, traveling to central africa this week, focusing on regional conflicts, including fighting in the sudan, more efforts to bring peace. >> reporter: in his stronghold in nasa, the leader of south sudan's rebels receive the u.n. human rights chief. she came to south sudan to discuss the human rights situation. the situation that the rebel leader said troubled him. >> 35 minute, and gave him the concerns. about protections in the video. we received assurances from him that he himself has been investigating the human rights of violations. >> reporter: the visit took place after two recent mass killings, in the town of benty, hundreds of people who sought shelter in a hospital and a mosque were massacred. armed youth attacked civilians that thought they would be safe at a you knew base. dozens were killed, including children. >> you could
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